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Memorable Events That Occurred between April 26th & May 2nd

 

and Helped To Shape Today’s World.
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April 19th to April 25th

“While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” Ronald Reagan

 

`April 29th A black day in 1975, as the U. S. evacuates Saigon leaving it in communist Viet Cong control. Congress had previously cut off major funding for the Viet Nam War leaving that country highly vulnerable.

Vietnam War

                    The fall of Saigon

April 30th In 1789, George Washington took the Oath of Office as the 1st President of the United States.

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    George Washington taking   the Presidential       Oath of  Office

May 1st 1898 U.S. Navy defeats the Spanish Armada in the Battle of Manila Bay.

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May 2nd – On this date in 2011, US Navy Seals kill terrorist Osama Bin Laden

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The Crusty Conservative

4/26/15

The Crusty Conservative

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“… individuals may injure a whole society, by not declaring their sentiments.

It is therefore not only their right, but their duty, to declare them.”

–John Dickinson, Letters of Fabius, 1788